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Attorney-General Jarrod Bleijie accepts no blame for polls slump

Amy Remeikis He is one of the most controversial members of the Newman Cabinet, but Attorney-General Jarrod Bleijie has accepted no blame for the fall in the government's popularity.

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Attorney-General Jarrod Bleijie appeals sex predator John William Goodwin's sentence

Queensland's attorney-general is appealing the sentence handed to a serial sexual predator who filmed himself performing a sex act next to sleeping women and children.

Queensland Premier defends embattled Attorney-General Jarrod Bleijie

Queensland Premier Campbell Newman.

The Queensland premier says he has full confidence in his embattled attorney-general, amid calls for him to quit for allegedly betraying the confidence of senior legal figures.

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Jarrod Bleijie defends choice of bootcamp operator

Queensland Parliament.

Amy Remeikis Attorney-General Jarrod Bleijie has passionately defended his decision to ignore advice from his department and award a government bootcamp contract to a company which later became an LNP donor.

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Jarrod Bleijie distances himself from overturned laws

Amy Remeikis Attorney-General Jarrod Bleijie said it was "for others to determine" if he deserved the job as the state's first law officer.

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'Great leap backward for Queensland': interstate lawyers slam Jarrod Bleijie's reforms

Jarrod Bleijie.

Amy Remeikis Two interstate lawyers say law reforms enacted by Qld's Attorney-General have set the state back hundreds of years.

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Jarrod Bleijie takes on unions, bikies and lawyers in one week

Amy Remeikis It has been an extraordinary week for the man they have labeled the Boy Wonder.

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Partygoers must have say on liquor laws: Attorney-General Jarrod Bleijie

Amy Remeikis Attorney-General says Fortitude Valley revellers can make some noise about licensing changes.

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Attorney-General Jarrod Bleijie quiet on potential bikie law changes

Amy Remeikis Attorney-General Jarrod Bleijie can not say if the government will re-write its anti-association and criminal gang laws, if the legislation is struck down by the High Court.

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Bikie gangs threaten Attorney-General Jarrod Bleijie

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Queensland Attorney-General Jarrod Bleijie has been threatened by bikie gangs angry at the state's new laws cracking down on them.

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Jarrod Bleijie rejects Tony Fitzgerald criticism

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Tony Moore Attorney-General Jarrod Bleijie has dismissed Tony Fitzgerald QC’s criticism of the Newman Government’s law reform process.

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Premier Campbell Newman peacekeeping mission continues

Queensland Premier Campbell Newman will meet with members of the judiciary on Thursday afternoon in a bid to quell tensions.

Amy Remeikis The government’s peacekeeping mission continues, with Premier Campbell Newman due to meet with key members of the judiciary on Thursday afternoon.

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Campbell Newman tries to draw line under backlash

Queensland Premier Campbell Newman.

Amy Remeikis Premier in damage control after 18.6 per cent swing at Stafford by-election.

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ALP membership has doubled: Palaszczuk

Queensland opposition leader Annastacia Palaszczuk with Stafford by-election candidate Anthony Lynham.

Tony Moore More than 4000 people have joined the Queensland branch of the ALP since its crushing 2012 election loss.

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Stafford by-election result should trigger a reshuffle

LNP candidate for Stafford Bob Andersen with Queensland Premier Campbell Newman.

John Mickel The 18.6 per cent drubbing handed out to the two-year-old Newman government in the Stafford by-election on Saturday is a painful kick in its back side.

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Premier Campbell Newman apologises for 'getting some things wrong'

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Amy Remeikis Stafford has spoken - and Premier Campbell Newman said he had listened.

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Labor defends candidate's changed position on curfews

Yeerongpilly candidate, Mark Bailey has reversed his stance on 3am curfews in entertainment precincts.

Amy Remeikis If a day is a long time in politics, nine years is practically a lifetime.

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Queensland chief justice selection process 'failed': judge

A Queensland Supreme Court judge says the process to choose the state's controversial new chief justice has failed.

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Juries should see criminal histories: LNP

Queensland Attorney-General Jarrod Bleijie.

Amy Remeikis The state and federal Attorneys-General will be asked to consider allowing juries to the see criminal histories of defendants after a motion was passed at the Liberal National Party state conference.

No Heiner trial for Goss ministers: Bleijie

Tony Moore Wayne Goss’ ministers will not have to stand trial to explain why they allowed evidence – sought by an Ipswich lawyer 24 years ago - to be shredded.